SNES Themed New 3DS XL is Here!

SNES Edition 3ds console

As a retro gamer, I can’t help but be a sucker for these retro-inspired limited edition consoles. The newest being the SNES themed New 3ds XL.         Nintendo has released many versions of their handhelds commemorating the SNES and NES like the 3ds XL Nes Edition and Nes Edition Gameboy Advance SP. This is the …

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Cuphead Xbox One: Review and Tips

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You may or may not have heard of Cuphead already and that’s ok. The game somewhat came out of nowhere, with its only real notoriety being the 1930’s atmosphere and blazing difficulty. Cuphead is a platforming style shooter for the Xbox One that plays somewhat loosely like Contra. The difference here is that 95% of …

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Hyperkin Smart Boy. Making your Smartphone Smarter

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Wasn’t the Game Boy great? The Nes was incredibly hot when the Game Boy launched and everyone was itching to take their Nes games anywhere they went. Nintendo knew how to capitalize on this meaning that most Nes games had some portable version for the Game Boy whether it was a direct port or another …

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New Snes Themed 3DS Just Announced.

Just announced yesterday! New 3DS XL themed after the Super Nintendo. This one is Amazon exclusive and will be releasing on November 17th. I have been jealous ever since Europe got their Snes themed 3DS earlier this year (Japan before that), since there were no officially announced plans to release a US spec edition. Since …

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1 Up Card Review

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One of the most important things when dealing with retro games is the ability to keep them clean. Especially with these games getting older, with some Nes games being over 30 years  at this point. I personally have purchased many a game that was supposedly “broken” or “defective” just for it really to be just …

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Earthworm Jim Review – The 90’s were a weird time.

Erthworm Jim Sega Genesis review

The early to mid 90’s hosted a frenzy of odd mascots and characters for video games. Every developer was just trying to hit a home run with some animal possessing heavy attitude, hoping to grasp people’s attention, or in this case start a toy line. Playmates, hot off the success of their TMNT toys, decided …

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